Hurtigruten introduces 93-day Arctic to Antarctica cruise 2022

   June 6, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

The Norwegian brand Hurtigruten Expeditions announced the 93-day "Pole to Pole 2022 Expedition Voyage" scheduled to explore Alaska, the Canadian Arctic (Northwest Passage), Greenland, the Panama Canal, the Caribbean, South America, and Antarctica.

August 8, 2022, marks the beginning of the 93-day adventure onboard battery-hybrid powered MS Roald Amundsen - the first of two Arctic-to-Antarctica itineraries, with MS Fram setting sail for a 66-day expedition from the Arctic to Antarctica a month later.

The new itineraries will encompass bucket list destinations, including some of the most beautiful and remote places in Canada’s Northwest Passage, Antarctica, Greenland, and the Chilean Fjords, as well as crossing the Panama Canal.

  • Pole to Pole Adventure: The Ultimate Bucket List Expedition Cruise - In the wake of polar hero Roald Amundsen

The 93-day itinerary departs from Vancouver BC Canada on August 8, 2022, and visits 11 countries and Antarctica prior to disembarking passengers in Buenos Aires Argentina.

The expedition cruise is in ms Roald Amundsen, which is not only the first battery-hybrid powered cruise ship in the world but also named after the first explorer to successfully reach both the North and South poles, and the first person to navigate through the Northwest Passage (1903).

The voyage includes the Aleutian Islands along the Alaskan Peninsula and the St. Matthew Island, the most isolated spot in Alaska, before crossing the Arctic Circle and heading through the Northwest Passage to Greenland and Baffin Island.

Along the trip towards The South, ports of call include Belize & Nicaragua before the Panama Canal and the South American coastline.

Cruise fares start at US$64,581 per person.

MS Fram cruise ship

  • Between the Poles: The Epic Global Expedition Cruise - The 66-day alternative

A 66-day long expedition option visits 7 countries between Edmonton Canada and Santiago (Valparaiso) Chile, departing on September 22, 2022.

MS Fram is scheduled to sail through the Canadian Arctic to Greenland, prior to heading south, through the Caribbean and the Panama Canal, exploring the South American coast, as well as do some of the first Antarctica landings that season.

Cruise fares start at US$50,143 per person.

Additional pre-/post- tours are offered, including other bucket-list destinations like Easter Island and Machu Picchu, that could be added to the end of the trip.